28 avril 2019

PACE calls to stop sexism and sexual harassment in parliaments

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Assembly today called for a series of measures aimed at stopping sexism and sexual harassment in politics, including in parliaments. These recommendations are addressed to national parliaments, but also to political parties and governments. More...

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Two Western Balkan countries still struggle with migration flows but face different challenges

Conseil de l'EuropeCommending Bosnia and Herzegovina in its effort to provide shelter and basic services to the high number of arrivals of migrants and refugees, the Secretary General’s Special Representative on migration and refugees Tomáš Boček, stressed in a report published today, that access to asylum procedures and support services were limited while adapted accommodation and effective guardianship for unaccompanied children remained a challenge. More...

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Young refugees should receive additional temporary support after the age of 18, recommends the Committee of Ministers

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe member States should provide to young refugees additional temporary support after the age of 18 to enable them to access their rights, advocates the Committee of Ministers in the recommendation on supporting young refugees in transition to adulthood adopted today. More...

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Open day 5 May 2019: visit the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights

Conseil de l'EuropeTo mark the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe and the 60th anniversary of the European Court of Human Rights, come and visit two distinctive buildings on an open day to be held on Sunday 5 May from 10 am to 6 pm. More...

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Responses to prison overcrowding in Europe

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe is organising a conference in Strasbourg on 24 and 25 April to examine possible steps throughout the different stages of the criminal justice process - notably the pre-trial, sentencing and enforcement phases - to tackle the recurring problem of overcrowding in many prisons in Europe. More...

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Secretary General Jagland’s meeting with Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Conseil de l'EuropeSecretary General Jagland today met with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. More...

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Georgia: Venice Commission publishes urgent opinion on the nomination of Supreme Court judges

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe’s Venice Commission has just issued an “urgent opinion” for Georgia on the selection and appointment of Supreme Court judges, as requested last month by the Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia. More...

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Anti-torture Committee publishes a report on Andorra

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe's European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published a report on its 2018 visit to Andorra, together with the response of the Andorran authorities (a summary of the report is also available). More...

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Integration policies should not pursue migration-control goals

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Issue Paper focuses on specific integration policies such as learning the language or acquiring knowledge about the political institutions, society and democratic values of the receiving country as well as residency requirements, income thresholds or housing requirements in the context of family reunification. More...

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Congress calls on Turkey to respect the voters decision in the 31 March local elections

Conseil de l'EuropeReacting to reports from Turkey about elected representatives in the south-east of the country not having been appointed mayors despite their victory in the 31 March local elections, Anders Knape, President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, stressed the importance of the respect for the voters’ decision. More...

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